Biz Markie

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Biz Markie
Biz Markie at Amager Bio 1.jpg
Biz Markie in 2007.
Background information
Birth nameMarcel Theo Hall
Born (1965-04-08) April 8, 1965 (age 56)
OriginBaltimore, Maryland, United States
GenresHip Hop, Comedy music
Occupation(s)Rapper, Actor, Producer, Comedian
InstrumentsVocals, piano, keyboards, guitar
Years active1983–present
LabelsCold Chillin', Warner Brothers
Associated actsJuice Crew, Beastie Boys, Digital Underground
WebsiteOfficial website

Marcel Theo Hall (born April 8, 1965 in Savage, Maryland) is an American rapper, beatboxer, DJ, record producer, comedian, actor and reality television personality who is better known by his stage name, Biz Markie.

He is probably best known for his 1989 song, Just a Friend.

Biz Markie is honored as being the "Clown Prince of Hip Hop".

Discography[change | change source]

Albums[change | change source]

Biz Markie has released 5 studio album:

Year Album
1988 Goin' Off
1989 The Biz Never Sleeps
1991 I Need a Haircut
1993 All Samples Cleared!
2003 Weekend Warrior

Other websites[change | change source]